SOMOS 1 Unit 10 | Novice Spanish Curriculum | Como agua para chocolate

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  1. This bundle contains Units 10-13 of the SOMOS curriculum from The Comprehensible Classroom and several supplemental readings and activities. In each unit, your students will learn a set of vocabulary and then use it to explore a cultural concept. In these units, they will learn about topics as diver
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This 8-day lesson plan for Spanish 1 works with food and emotions vocabulary and introduces students to the novel/film Como agua para chocolate by Mexican author Laura Esquivel. These materials provide a short introduction to the film/novel, and students are not required or encouraged to watch it in its entirety (the film is rated R).


  • está triste y llora
  • come
  • el lobo tiene hambre


  • personalized questions to introduce vocab
  • story script
  • story activities
  • song lyrics
  • reading about Celia Cruz
  • slideshow about laughing and crying
  • a joke to kick off the unit
  • listening and reading assessments
  • a reading about Como agua para chocolate using the vocab
  • instructions for using a clip from the movie Como agua para chocolate
  • a video activity for a five minute Spanish cartoon
  • a speaking assessment
  • a PPT for the unit that includes daily warm-ups
  • answer keys for all activities
  • a complete unit overview with abbreviated daily plans, can-do statements, World Readiness standards, Common Core alignment, AP themes, Essential questions, and Proficiency Orientation

All slideshow presentations are editable and compatible with Google Slides.

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View the complete SOMOS Level 1 Spanish curriculum and see purchasing options by clicking here.

This is Unit 10 of the SOMOS curriculum for Spanish 1. SOMOS Level 1 units may be purchased individually or in bundles. View a complete curriculum map with links to purchasing options here.

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